*This is in response to LZ Granderson's article titled, "Parents, don't dress your girls like tramps" First, I love that this article was written by a Dad. My father may not have liked my clothing choices, but it was my Mom that took me shopping and was there in the morning when I got dressed … Continue reading Raising a Daughter with class, not words across her butt.
It's 6AM Thanksgiving morning and the 24lb turkey is in the oven! I did the touch down hand signals once it was in and cooking. Normally I take pictures of my turkey conquest, this year, Tom the Turkey ate a little too much grain and was a handful!! I do have to say that … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!!!
Anything But Dependent is the title I chose for my weekly spouse column. I came up with this title because of the stereotype we are given. Our civilian counterparts have labeled us as dependent, needy, and whiney. I am normally pretty reserved when someone has views different from my own. I respect them, keep … Continue reading My Spouse Column, “Anything But Dependent”
My daughter is a Daddy’s girl. She is a pixie of a girl who turned six this year. She is my mini me. She walks like me, talks like me, and looks like me. On some days it scares me to death and on other days I find nothing but laughter and joy. My Husband … Continue reading A Sailor’s Daughter
I wanted to take a shower. A SHOWER!? First, when did such routine maintenance become guarded and appreciated treasures? Oh yeah, once I had kids. My kids are finally getting old enough that I can close the bathroom door and take longer than five, I mean three minutes. In fact, I have been able to … Continue reading Briefed and Bribed
Thank you to all the men and women that have served and are currently serving our country. I hope everyone has a wonderful day. And if you haven't thanked someone today, I encourage you to reach out and do so. It doesn't have to be holiday to recognize such bravery and heroism.